Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori: Talks over five-year Chelsea contracts | Football News

Pair named in England squad on Thursday; Willian says no progress over new contract

Talks are understood to be progressing nicely over new five-year Chelsea offers for Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

The pair have made spectacular begins to life within the Blues first group after being thrown in by supervisor Frank Lampard – sufficient to earn senior England call-ups for the upcoming European Qualifiers.

It’s hoped the Blues can attain agreements for the pair within the coming weeks – however they stand to earn England beginning spots when Gareth Southgate’s facet journey to Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Their conditions are in stark distinction to simply six months in the past, when each gamers had been out on mortgage within the Championship at Aston Villa and Derby County respectively.

The 21-year-old Tomori may have left Chelsea on mortgage once more in the summertime, rising instead goal for Everton as they tried to safe a everlasting deal for Kurt Zouma.

However Tomori’s spectacular type in pre-season, in addition to David Luiz’s exit to Arsenal and an harm to Antonio Rudiger, supplied an opportunity to stake a declare within the Chelsea first group.

Abraham and Tomori are each Chelsea academy graduates and gained the 2015 FA Youth Cup collectively, in addition to the 2018 Toulon Match with England’s U21s.

Tomori was Derby County’s participant of the yr final season as Lampard steered the Rams to an unsuccessful play-off closing earlier than taking up as supervisor of his former membership in the summertime, whereas Abraham scored 25 Championship objectives at Villa.

No progress over new Willian contract

In the meantime, Willian says there was no progress in talks over a brand new Chelsea contract.

His present deal expires subsequent summer season and the Brazil winger, who has been of curiosity to Barcelona, urged he’s ready for the membership to make him a suggestion.

Willian informed the London Night Commonplace: “No, no, nothing. [But] yes, I am still relaxed. I am calm, I am relaxed. I wait for the club.”

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard additionally stated he had “no news” on talks after final night time’s Champions League victory over Lille.

“That’s a conversation between Willy, his representatives and the club Everyone can see I’m happy with Willy on the pitch.”

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